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I just felt it was time to move on from the 24/7-ness of football coverage and try something a little bit different, King told SI’s website. My 29 years at Sports Illustrated have been, collectively, a dream come true.

King, 60, had covered the NFL for Newsday and the Cincinnati Enquirer before joining SI’s staff in 1989 鈥?a much happier time in the media industry, and legacy magazines like SI in particular. It wasn’t long before he established himself as a respected national voice on the NFL, and Trey Lyles Jersey changes in the industry saw his profile grow quickly.

Mike Cammalleri Kids Jersey He was an early internet sportswriting star, with his popular Monday Morning Quarterback column running thousands of words on SI’s website each week beginning in 1997. That eventually spawned the spinoff NFL vertical of the same name in 2013.